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Imagine Graduation helps seniors plan for commencement

Imagine Graduation helps seniors plan for commencement

Brittni Vilandre, Reporter

March 12, 2019


Filed under Campus, Featured, News

At the imagine graduation fair you can: Order caps, gowns, announcements, class rings, and more Check your graduation status with the Registrar’s Office Clear any financial holds Receive assistance with job-related questions, resumés, and other career inquiries Get inform...

762 degrees awarded at fall graduation

762 degrees awarded at fall graduation

December 15, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

With excitement pumping and futures to look forward to, 762 students walked across the stage Dec. 15 at the Kay Yeager Coliseum. Eleven graduates received President's Medals, and all but one had perfect 4.0 GPAs. DATE | Dec. 15, 2018 LOCATION | Kay Yeager Coliseum SPEAKER | Valarie McCu...

Valarie McCubbins hopes to inspire at graduation

Carli Woolsey, Reporter

December 5, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

Valarie McCubbins, a 2004 graduate in mass communication, will be delivering the commencement address on Dec. 15 at Kay Yeager Coliseum to approximately 512 students starting at 10 a.m. McCubbins said, "When I opened the email I was shocked. I wasn't quite sure what the email was saying or wan...

Graduation should stay off campus

The Wichitan

March 6, 2018


Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

OUR VIEW: We believe the graduation ceremony should not be held on campus, rather stay at Kay Yeager Coliseum. James Johnston, provost and vice president for academic affairs, has brought up the idea of bringing the graduation ceremony to campus. He proposed to hold it in D. L. Ligon Coliseum a...

685 degrees awarded at fall graduation

685 degrees awarded at fall graduation

The Wichitan

December 16, 2017


Filed under Campus, News

Reporting by Tyler Manning, Cortney Wood, Rachel Johnson, Justin Marquart and Fran Martinez As adrenaline coursed through their veins, 502 students walked across the stage at Kay Yeager Coliseum on Dec. 16, 2017 with friends, families and colleagues cheering them onward while an additional 183 gra...

685 graduate in spring

685 graduate in spring

Kara McIntyre

May 13, 2017


Filed under Campus, News

Reporting by Kara McIntyre, Sarah Graves, Tyler Manning and Timothy Jones After four years — sometimes five — 609 graduates walked the stage at Kay Yeager Coliseum May 13, 2017 and an additional 76 students earned their degrees, but did not attend the ceremony. For the first time, a gra...

Graduating senior to give commencement address

Graduating senior to give commencement address

Kara McIntyre

April 26, 2017


Filed under Campus, News

About 692 students adorned in caps and gowns will be walking the stage at Kay Yeager Coliseum at 10 a.m. on May 13 — except for one. She will be on stage giving the commencement address. Megan Piehler, mass communication senior, was chosen as the first student commencement speaker in MSU's...

707 degrees awarded at fall graduation

707 degrees awarded at fall graduation

The Wichitan

December 17, 2016


Filed under Campus, News

On Dec. 17, 2016, 707 students walked the stage at Kay Yeager Coliseum and received what they've been waiting four years (or five for those who took a "victory lap") to get — a college degree. "It's the student's day. It's important to allow them to express themselves. It's their graduation day. ...

648 degrees awarded at spring graduation

648 degrees awarded at spring graduation

The Wichitan

May 16, 2015


Filed under Campus, News

Facts and figures (compare fall of 2013) DATE | May 16, 2015 LOCATION | Kay Yeager Coliseum SPEAKER | Jesse Rogers, retiring university president Listen to the Jesse Rogers Podcast — "Presidential Ponderings" HARDIN PROFESSOR AWARD | Betty Bowles DEGREES Master's | 72 ...

Imagine Graduation helps seniors get ready for commencement in May

Morgan Haire

March 11, 2015


Filed under Campus, News

Peggy Brennan, assistant to vice president for administration and institutional effectiveness, put together Imagine Graduation March 10-11 to help seniors check off the final steps before commencement May 16. Imagine Graduation is a one-stop shop for graduating seniors. They can check with the Registrars...

637 graduate in December

637 graduate in December

Ethan Metcalf

December 13, 2014


Filed under Campus, News

Nearly 650 graduate and undergraduate students earned their diplomas Saturday morning in Kay Yeager Coliseum. Delores Jackson, interim director of the Applied Arts and Sciences program, said commencement provides her an opportunity to meet her distance-education students face-to-face. "Be...

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